Traditional Irish Music Evening at the Bridge

January 21st, 2015 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events - (Comments Off)

Irish Arts Foundation presents ‘Tea Time at The Bridge’ Friday 6th February 5.30pm-7pm approx. Traditional Irish Music evening at Kirkstall Bridge Inn with special guests….  from Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Des Cafferky is Pipe Major of the Clew Bay Pipe Band and from Westport, Co. Mayo Sean Maguire who present an informal ‘session’ of traditional tunes …
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Outdoor cinema specialists Sneaky Experience are set to screen movies such as The Exorcist and The Blair Witch Project inside our Abbey ruins from Friday 31st October to Sunday 2nd November.  The movies will be shown alongside horror storytelling, alarming actors and evening ghost-tours. There will also be something for the children, with screenings planned …
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A celebration of Irish arts and culture kicks off in Leeds from the 10th of November to the 29th of November 2014. Dozens of events including music sessions, literary events, film and educational events are to take place at venues across Leeds, bringing some of Ireland’s finest artists to the city. “The thinking behind the Leeds Gathering is …
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Burley Top Cake sale for Macmillan

October 1st, 2014 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Charity | Events | Our Community - (Comments Off)

Neighbours from the Burley Top Community are busy baking for our Macmillan cake sale on Saturday 4th October. From 1pm onwards we’ll be setting up our stall at the junction of St Michael’s Lane and Talbot View. All proceeds will support the work of Macmillan nurses. Why not come along and sample some of our …
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The Council wants to make some improvements to the appearance of the Kirkstall Lane and Kirkstall Road / Abbey Road Junction and wants to hear your views. There will be a consultation event on Wednesday, September 24th 3pm-7pm at Kirkstall Leisure Centre. Proposals that they want to hear your views on include: · External improvements to …
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If you’re interested in finding out more about fostering or adoption but don’t have the time to attend evening information sessions then this could be right up your street – almost literally! We are using one of our Library buses to provide some information road shows in local communities about fostering and adoption. The first …
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Culture Night at The Bridge

September 11th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events - (Comments Off)

  On Friday 19th September The Bridge in Kirkstall is hosting Culture Night, a traditional Irish music community evening hosted by Irish Arts Foundation. Friday, 19 September 2014, 5.30pm-7.15pm approx. The Bridge inn Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3BW   More about Culture Night: Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This …
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Free Guided tours of Kirkstall Abbey 14-15 September

September 11th, 2014 | Posted by Jenny.Budd in Events | Kirkstall Abbey - (Comments Off)

A special programme of free events and activities are set to be held in a number of Leeds Museums and Galleries’ sites this month as part of the national cultural initiative Heritage Open Days. Our own Kirkstall Abbey is also taking part, with free guided tours available 14 September 2013 – 15 September 2013, 11:30am – …
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Bernard Atha OBE

Celebration of decades of Public Service by Bernard Atha Friday 29th August, 7:30 pm The Gatehouse, Kirkstall Abbey House Museum, Leeds LS5 3EH Buffet dinner included Bernard, who hold the record of Leeds longest serving councillor, was first elected in 1957 and represented Kirkstall Ward from 1970 to 2014, he was elected Lord Mayor in …
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Milfest this weekend in Kirkstall!

July 31st, 2014 | Posted by Simon Dawson in Events | Schools/Kids | Sport - (Comments Off)

Our good friends at the Milford Sports Club are putting on a real ale and music event all weekend, and we’d like to tell you about it! Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd August from 12pm midday to late! Its the first Milfest and promises to be a busy event, with indoor and outdoor stages with …
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